Nobody Gives a Shit About Your Logo

The four little words that make designers cringe, “make the logo bigger.” We joke about it all the time, sometimes with¬†elaborate¬†internet pranks like the make my logo bigger cream. Yet we get this request fairly often (myself almost every time a produce a design). So why is there this disconnect between designers and companies where […]

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Review of Thesis WordPress Framework

Thesis is a theme and framework for the wordpress platform. Andrew had used it before for some client sites and liked the features that it contained. In a nutshell it gives a wide range of controls and options through the wordpress admin interface, so that a user has more control over their site with out a developers assistance.

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The importance of controling feedback and critique

Any designer who has produced work for anyone other than themselves knows how tricky the design feedback process can be. As designers we have very specific reasons for designing a site the way we do. We have expertise in rhythm, proportion, sizing, whitespace, grids and other graphic design concepts. Many times hours are spent trying […]

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Working on working on work

When running your own business, especially a small one (meaning it is myself and two helpers) I often find that you can spend just as much time (if not more) on all the details surrounding work as the actual billable hours themselves. When I say this I don’t necessarily mean doing all the non-fun things […]

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We are all consultants

I have never been the type that has been overly pushy about my opinion. In a lot of ways that has helped me in regards to my business, as there have been times where I disagreed with a client I was able to quietly sit back and do things their way rather than offend them […]

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